The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables. Our selection is ever changing. Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table. Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk. We will provide a donation receipt upon request.
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.
Mildred Stevens Williams
2916 Sennebec Road
Appleton, ME 04862
Tue: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
& 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings. Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue.
Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift. Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.
Gifts to the Library
The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.
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Call for Art: local artists interested in displaying at Appleton Library, please let us know! 785-5656
Wednesdays, April 4, 18 & 25, 6:30–8:30 pm: Birding By Ear; Join Maine Guide and Naturalist, Gary Roberts, and learn to identify the songs and calls of common warblers and other spring migrants.
Thursday, April 5, 1–2 pm or by appointment & 6-8 pm: Tech Assist.
Tuesday, April 17, 3–4 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. Come stitch with Penelope Olson and Julie Sells. Dynamic discussions and laughter will ensue. Penelope is an expert fiber artist, please come with questions.
Thursday, April 19, 7 pm; Third Thursday Talk: Maine Boy Goes to War & the story of Mizpah, Paul E. Marshall will present a talk about his life experiences at the Appleton Library. Born in 1924, Mr. Marshall grew up in the northern woods of Maine near Mt. Katahdin with his parents and six siblings.
Saturday, April 21, 10:30-12:30 am: Open Studio with Jackie Dunham.
Saturdays, 10:30 am: Storytime for children of any age!